Have questions about the admissions process?

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Take a look at our most common questions below, and if you still want to learn more, get in touch with us.

Applications are submitted online.  Click here. Students applying to grade 9 should submit their application by November 30 to ensure they can be reviewed in the first round of applicants. After this date, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Transfer applicants should call the Admissions Office prior to submitting an application. There is a $40 application fee.

Applicants for grade 9 must take the Catholic High School Entrance Test. One of the questions on the online application will allow you to reserve your seat to take December test at the Academy. Missed the test? Call the Admissions Office today.

Admission applications are due by November 30 to guarantee a January admission decision and be reviewed in the first round of applicants. After this deadline, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Families are notified of admission decisions on the last Friday in January. Applications received after the November 30 deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis as space permits.

Saint Raphael Academy hosts several admission events in the fall. Private tours can also be arranged throughout the year. Click here to learn about and register for upcoming events.

Campus tours are available with members of the Admission Team and last 45 minutes to one hour. Email us at admissions@saintrays.org or call 401-723-8100 to schedule a tour.

Opportunities for school visits are available to all prospective students after their application has been submitted. Visitors will shadow a current student to class and lunch, offering them a chance to see a typical day at Saint Raphael Academy, walk the ground of our historic campus, and meet various teachers. Click to schedule…

The Academy offers three types of financial assistance: need-based, scholarship, and the Catholic School Credit. A FACTS financial aid application (different than the application for admission) must be submitted. Learn more on our Tuition and Financial Aid page.

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Yes. There are warm-weather and cool-weather uniform requirements. Pants, shorts, and shirts must be purchased from our uniform vendor. Specific guidelines for dress codes are available in the student handbook.

The student-teacher ratio at Saint Raphael Academy is 13:1 and the average class size is 18. While freshmen classes tend to be larger, classes get smaller as students age and begin following different paths.

Our graduates attend a wide range of colleges and universities that are representative of the breadth of the interests and talents you find at Saint Raphael Academy. Students are encouraged to find the right-fit college, not just the “big name” college. They match their ambitions with the school that will help them achieve their goals, leading to a more fulfilling college experience. Many of our students choose to remain local, while others venture farther away. In addition to nearly every Rhode Island school, our graduates have been accepted to places from around the country including Arizona State, Boston College, Boston University, Brown, Bryant, Clemson, Embry Riddle, Fordham, Harvard, Hawaii Pacific University, Hofstra, Holy Cross, Howard, Iowa State, Louisiana State, Providence College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Syracuse, Temple, Notre Dame, Villanova, WPI and hundreds more.